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Suspect 'threatened Catholics' before family man killed in loyalist shooting

A suspect in the sectarian loyalist shooting of a young father in Northern Ireland vowed to clear all Catholic "taigs" from the area, a lawyer told an inquest.

Northern Ireland

Mother and son shot in County Londonderry

A mother and son have been shot in County Londonderry.

Northern Ireland

Arlene Foster says election polls show DUP and Sinn Fein will be 'neck and neck'

Electoral polls show that the Democratic Unionist Party and Sinn Fein will be "neck and neck" in the March Stormont election, Arlene Foster has claimed.

Northern Ireland

Maximum jail term for animal cruelty should rise to five years, charity says

The maximum prison sentence for people convicted of animal cruelty offences should be increased tenfold to five years behind bars, charities have said.

Northern Ireland

Lord Hain in bid to force changes to Brexit Bill

A Labour former Cabinet minister will seek to force major changes on the Brexit Bill claiming he has a mandate despite being an unelected peer.

Northern Ireland

Police to review 484 cases after criminal probe launched at forensics laboratory

Almost 500 police investigations are being reviewed after a criminal probe was launched into the actions of staff at a forensics lab used by forces nationwide.

Northern Ireland

Investigation under way following death on railway line

A person has died on the railway line in Co Antrim.

Northern Ireland

A quarter of abattoirs 'failing on basic hygiene precautions'

More than a quarter of abattoirs fail to take basic hygiene precautions to prevent contaminated meat reaching butchers and supermarkets, it has been reported.

Northern Ireland

Pipe bomb explodes in business park

A pipe bomb has exploded in a business park in Newtownabbey.

Northern Ireland

Man, 22, charged with arson after blaze in flat

A man has been charged with arson endangering life following a blaze in Coleraine on Saturday.

Northern Ireland

Murder probe launched after death of man who suffered head injury on night out

The death of a man who suffered a head injury during a night out in Belfast is being treated as murder, police said.

Northern Ireland

Tweets reveal customers face half-hour wait to speak to bank

An analysis of social media postings by infuriated customers trying to contact their bank has estimated the average phone wait time is now more than half an hour.

Northern Ireland

Sinn Fein rules out accord renegotiation following elections

Sinn Fein has ruled out renegotiating the terms of past political agreements in post-election talks to restore powersharing in Northern Ireland.

Northern Ireland

Two charged with firearms offences

Two men have been charged with firearms offences in Northern Ireland.

Northern Ireland

Anti-Brexit campaigners disrupt traffic in warning against hard border

Anti-Brexit campaigners have brought traffic to a crawl on the main road between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

Northern Ireland

DUP under pressure to say who bankrolled its pro-Brexit campaign

Pressure is mounting on the Democratic Unionist Party to reveal who bankrolled its expensive UK-wide pro-Brexit campaign.

Northern Ireland

Dissident republicans sought over two shootings in Belfast

Police in Northern Ireland believe violent dissident republicans are responsible for two shootings within the space of 24 hours in Belfast.

Northern Ireland

Foster and O'Neill clash in head-to-head debate

Arlene Foster and Michelle O'Neill have publicly clashed over Sinn Fein's refusal to support the Democratic Unionist Party leader in an executive office after the Stormont election.

Northern Ireland

Sinn Fein leader attends ceremony for IRA men shot dead by SAS

Sinn Fein's new leader in Northern Ireland has marked the deaths of four IRA men shot dead by the SAS in 1992.

Northern Ireland

Syria terror case: Eamon Bradley not guilty of possessing grenades

Syrian terrorism accused Eamon Bradley has been found not guilty of possessing grenades with the intent to endanger life.

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